OG Star Wars Actor Alfie Curtis Dead At 87

28 December, 2017, 00:54 | Author: Greg Santos

Alfie Curtis, the actor who played the memorable cantina character Dr. Evazan in Star Wars: A New Hope, has died.

The British actor also starred in The Elephant Man, The Wildcats of St. Trinian's and Take It or Leave It.

Hamill went on to say that Curtis made the iconic scene memorable and called it one of the best scenes that he's ever been a part of. "As horrific as he was on-camera, off-camera he was amusing, kind & a real gentleman", he added. Thanks, Alf- you'll be missed. The announcement of Curtis' death comes exactly twelve months to the day that Princess Leia actor Carrie Fisher passed away at the age of 60, in December of 2016.

Alfie Curtis was born in London in 1930.

Fans reacted to the news of Curtis' passing via Twitter. I have been neighbours with him for 10 years and often listened to the stories. "He was happy to see you in the recent film (sic)".

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Another Star Wars actor has passed.

A third stated: "The bar scene in #StarWars remains one of the coolest sequences ever committed to film".

"His "I don't like you either" line was absolute perfection". Wholly original, it left an indelible mark on pop culture. A cause of death has yet to be revealed.

News of Curtis's death broke on the Comic Book/"Star Wars" website before it was picked up by other media outlets.

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